Monday, April 11, 2011

Can't Tell the Players With the Program as 'Law & Order: Los Angeles' Returns

Posted By on Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 12:09 AM

A footnote in television history will be written Monday night at 9 when Law & Order: Los Angeles returns to NBC (Channel 4 in Detroit) with a two-hour episode – and a totally revamped cast. While NBC will never admit its mistake in prematurely canceling the original Law & Order...

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

More billboard adventures in the skin trade!

Posted By on Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 11:38 AM

Another sex pistol or freedom of expression questioned yet again? OK, perhaps this ain’t exactly an issue of Mapplethorpian proportion, but many of us think that barely exploitative images of women and men on billboards outside adult establishments ought to be allowed, ’cause, well, such images are not exactly new,...

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

'Goin' to the Chapel and we're gonna get married ... WTF?

Posted By on Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:24 AM

We’d likely have an advanced physical ideal of ourselves if walking became part of Motor City culture. But we live in a city where it’s pretty humiliating to stroll basically anywhere. Traffic rattles nerves of pedestrians and besides, the streets are designed for the comfort of your car, not you,...

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Friday, April 1, 2011

Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm's official portrait LEAKED!

Posted By on Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 6:08 PM

Former Gov. Granholm's official portrait isn't supposed to be revealed until May 7th during a fancy ceremony marking the occasion, but leave it to the internet to spoil the surprise: Thanx for all your years of service, Gov. Cutielicious. (via Pillow Fights & Boxing Tumblr)...

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WATCH NOW: Emmy Award-winning filmmaker (and awesome dude) Stephen McGee Releases Art X Mini Movies

Posted By on Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 3:13 PM

Since 2009, Kresge Arts in Detroit has poured more than a million bucks in the Detroit art community, and a good chunk of that change has gone straight to artists via the KAID Fellowship, which Metro Times has covered rather extensively. The Karmic suport has been leading up to Art...

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Dan Savage: America's ethicist

Posted By on Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 12:58 PM

There's a fascinating article in the current issue of Washington Monthly arguing that "foul-mouthed" Dan Savage — who has been Metro Times' sex advice columnist for a decade — has become one of the most important ethicists in America. It's a well-written, 5,000-word-plus article showing how, even as American's sexual...

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